Tingo Maria is a small airport and is served by a single airline. LC Peru connects the wild region of Huánuco and Tingo María with Lima. Otherwise, the airport is used by the military. The flight from Lima lasts just over an hour and costs between 65 and 100 US dollars.
Although the flight is a bit more expensive than a $ 27 bus ride, it’s worth it. Because the road is not very far compared to the bus trip (it takes about twelve hours), the inhabitants of Lima and foreigners visit Tingo María to relax and make trips to the jungle. Because this is the small town particularly suitable. Climbing excursions and excursions to caves, waterfalls and small blue lakes can be done. Especially the Tingo María National Park and the El Milagro Lagoon are popular destinations. In the city, which is richly planted, you can visit the Botanical Garden, the Museum of Zoology, beautiful squares and restaurants.